Blog: April 25. Vince Strang ride day.

I guess I should’ve said ‘Vince Strang ride weekend’, except I only went up for the Saturday afternoon. I had family visiting for the long weekend, so I thought I’d try and ride just the Sunday – a 300km loop. Then I was speaking to Vince and he said he reckoned the Saturday loop was a more interesting than the Sunday loop, even though it was much shorter. So I changed my plans and rode…

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Blog: April 18. The Ramsays live the dream.

It’s a sunny Sunday morning, and I have the Dominator back in the shed. In a sure sign of aging – me, not the bike – I was appalled at the state of the bike when I picked it up from Dan Vaughan. I’d taken it in there for a small oil leak, and I left the bike unwashed so Dan could see where the oil was coming from. When I went in there to…

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Blog: April 11. The VSM weekend is coming.

It’s early Sunday morning as I write this, because I got up early to watch the MotoGP, only to find it was a repeat of the Argentinian MotoGP. The Texas event is televised tomorrow morning. What a dick! Meanwhile, Marty has sent over these VSM posters. I haven’t spoken to him to find out what he wanted done with them, but the ride is only a couple weeks away, and I can’t go far wrong…

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Blog: April 4. The VSM ride is ready to go.

It’s Saturday arvo, and seeing as I broke both mowers and the Dominator last weekend, I can safely blog now. I have time, and I won’t be riding anywhere tomorrow. Marty HC has sent a few pics and some info on the Vince Strang ride running on the ANZAC weekend, so I’ll pass it on. He’s actually talking about the Saturday afternoon loop, here I think. The Sunday loop is all-day affair, running something like…

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